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Associate of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies/Educational Paraprofessional (teacher's aide)

Kaplan University



The online Associate of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies/Educational Paraprofessional (teacher's aide) degree program is an ideal program for those individuals who are interested in becoming an educator, but who are not quite ready to fully commit to a longer bachelor's degree program.

This online educational paraprofessional degree program has a base in Interdisciplinary studies, and offers students a flexible online option for preparing to work as a teacher's assistant with special emphasis on child development and learning, educational psychology, classroom management, instructional methods, and health and safety.

Highlights of this online degree in Interdisciplinary Studies/Education program, include:

  • A career development course in which you will explore possible career paths and develop job application and interview skills
  • Core courses in communications, history, mathematics, social and applied sciences, software applications, and writing
  • A capstone project demonstrating the knowledge and skills students acquired during their course of study

Graduates of this online degree program will have gained the knowledge and the education that is needed for moving into variety of early childhood educational settings.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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